Loving God, Loving Others

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. February 17, 2019, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary Exodus 20:1-17 New International Version (NIV) The Ten Commandments 20 And God spoke all these words: 2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of...

Rooted in the Deep

Jim Dant, with Nita Strauss, to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. February 10, 2019, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary Jeremiah 1:4-10 New International Version (NIV) The Call of Jeremiah 4 The word of the Lord came to me, saying, 5 “Before I formed you in...

Dangerously Rooted in the World

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. February 3, 2019, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary Luke 4:22-30 New International Version (NIV) 22 All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his lips. “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?”...

Continually Rooted in Sacred Purpose

Dylan Rigg to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 27, 2019, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary Isaiah 58:6-14 New International Version (NIV) 6 “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice     and untie the cords of...

Gracefully Rooted in Human Worth

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 20, 2019, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary John 2:1-11 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Changes Water Into Wine 2 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was...

Courageously Rooted in Baptismal Faith

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 13, 2019, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary Luke 3:15-22 New International Version (NIV) 15 The people were waiting expectantly and were all wondering in their hearts if John might possibly be the...